A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ixhuatan in Mexico. Unique identifier: us2000a20c. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a20c. The temblor was reported at 16:56:03 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 107.09 km (67 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -94.5201° West, latitude 16.4564° North, depth = 107.09 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 22:56:03 / July 27, 2017 @ 10:56 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jiquipilas, Tonalá, Cintalapa de Figueroa.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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